Black rat snakes and black racers are nonvenomous snakes that eat mostly rodents and other small animals. Read on to find out some common myths about black snakes and how to deal with any close encounters you might have in your yard or garden.
I headed out to my garden early to pick vegetables and had charged well into the tangle of tomato plants before I heard and saw hundreds of huge, green June beetles swarming and buzzing all around me! Read on to find out more.
Deer are abundant on our farm, but for most of the summer, they’ve left my garden well enough alone. However, when I went out of town for July 4th, the deer decided to have an Independence Day feast of their own, and our garden was the main dish! Read on to find out more.
While feeding birds is a popular pastime, feeding squirrels and raccoons is not.To keep the furry critters away from your bird feeder, make a DIY guard from a piece of stovepipe. Watch this video to find out how.
Ever been driving along, minding your own business when you see something so exciting you swerve off the road? You know, like a yard sale in a rich neighborhood, or a burning building, or the “Hot Doughnuts NOW” sign. Well, one of those exciting moments for me comes during the arrival of baby chicks. Read on to find out more.